Trash For Cash

Trash for Cash is a recycling program that turns items that are not normally recyclable into cash and cool stuff for our school.

Look for a collection bin at school events throughout the year, and watch for notices in the Seward Splash

Items accepted are:

General Mills Box Tops for Education

Oral care items: empty toothpaste tubes and caps, toothbrushes, floss containers, and related packaging. No flossers, please.

Personal care and beauty items: empty hair care, skin care, and cosmetics containers and packaging. Includes pump spray nozzles, lip balm tubes and other hard-to-recycle items. No aerosol cans, please.

Energy bar wrappers: foil-lined wrappers from energy, granola and protein bars

GoGo Squeez pouches: foil snack food (applesauce) pouches. No baby food pouches, please.


Cell phones and small ink jet cartridges

You can download a 2-page Trash 4 Cash guide at

If you have any questions or need to make other arrangements for your drop-off, email us at

One more thing… Do you order from Amazon? If so, have you used You can designate Seward Montessori PTA and Amazon will donate a portion of your order to Seward. Prices and services are the same, and Seward will benefit! Every little bit helps us support Seward!